Archive for July, 2019

Notes Regarding a Cheese Exchange, A Wine Tasting and Hand Sanitizer: You’ll Get It

Writing from the edge of the Russian River in Sonoma County A Cheesy Exchange  It took some time searching for local grocery and wine sources after our move, places where I could buy for wholesale or at least somewhat less than standard grocery prices. We…

Shrimp Burger with Celery Eggs Soy Scallions

This is a very simple recipe for a very tasty shrimp burger and you’ll be surprised at how large and filling a 4oz. burger can be, also good without a bun too. I’ve included a simple aioli but you really don’t need it as the…

What Started Out Big is Better Small

Writing from the edge of the Russian River in Sonoma County So with all the big wine tasting events around here canceled due to the Covid thing I’ve been working to doing a more food centric feature article for the Whine. I see the Shake…

Shake Shack Fried Chicken Sandwich

Creamy Baked Mac and Cheese Pasta

FOR A CRUNCHIER TOPPING AND FIRMER CONSISTENCY Prepare recipe as directed but bake at 350 or 375 F degrees for 20-30 minutes.  Broil at the end of baking for approximately 2-5 minutes, until golden brown and crunchy.  

The Marshall House Potato Salad

Barbecued Spareribs with Apricot Ancho Glaze

Pair with a modest Pinot Noir or low alcohol Zinfandel or a hoppy beer.

So What To Do When a PR Lady Offers to Send Three Bottles of Wine?

Writing from the edge of the Russian River in Sonoma County So I get an email from a woman with a public relations and marketing firm on the East Coast that represents a number of fairly big time wineries asking me if I would entertain…

Our Last Winemaker

Writing from the edge of the Russian River in Sonoma County Wine maker David Cohen and his wife Priscilla produce award-winning, limited production Cabernet, Merlot, Pinot Noir and Zinfandel handcrafted from the grapes of Sonoma and Napa, the Russian River and the Dry Creek Valley…

Crustless Quiche with Bacon, Gouda, Spinach and Tomatoes

My pie took about an hour to cook through and it puffed up and dripped a bit so a piece of foil under the dish would be a good idea.